The prospect of making a souffle strikes fear into the hearts of many home cooks.
Whether you ring in the new year with fireworks and friends, or sleep soundly through the stroke of midnight, the countdown has begun.
Here's a hearty New Year's snack -- candied bacon.
Let's be honest about New Year's Eve. Once you've reached a certain age, celebrating stops being about partying and starts being all about hunkering down with a movie and comfort food on the couch.
Begging your pardon for talking up New Year's Eve before Christmas Day has even dawned, but next Wednesday's food section will be too late to allow time to consider making this luscious treat.
Parade magazine may have stolen my thunder this past Sunday, but I'm going to talk about latkes anyway.
Are we having fun yet? Of course we are. It's eight days 'til Christmas and I don't have a tree up yet. What I do have are some ideas for appetizers.
The first time I heard of quinoa was more than 14 years ago.
Everyone in my family wants their meat rare, but I want the outside to be nicely seared. How to have both?
Only small fries with that?
In the world of food editors and the like, there's an anticipated unveiling we look forward to every year about this time -- the Associated Press holiday cookie package.
Gingerbread is such an iconic flavor -- and aroma -- of Christmas, yet it can be a letdown as a dessert for the big day.
Sure, you could do pancakes or muffins, just as you have so many years before. But maybe this year you should consider stepping up your Christmas brunch offerings.
"To me, Wassail Fest is one of the best things Columbus has," said Kim Bennett, in the middle of decorating The Southern for one of the city's premier holiday events.
Winter calls for savory roasts that fill our homes with luscious aromas that promise a comforting meal to bring the family together.
Parties can be tricky territory for the healthy eater.
Planning for a crowd this holiday season? Grab of box of woven wheats.
"Do you have a chocolate pie for us?" Lucy Phillips tends to hear that question a lot from one or the other of her six grandchildren, or their parents.
Geeks, grains and globe-trotting. Nearly every one of this year's best food books seems to fall into one of those categories.
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